Herbert Raymond "H. R." McMaster (born July 24, 1962) is an American Lieutenant General in the United States Army and author. He was the 26th United States National Security Advisor from February 20, 2017 to April 9, 2018. He was commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
McMaster served as Director of Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Shafafiyat (CJIATF-Shafafiyat) (Transparency) at ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is known for his roles in the Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
References[change | change source]
- Lucey, Catherine (February 20, 2017). "PRES. TRUMP PICKS PHILADELPHIA NATIVE ARMY LT. GEN. H.R. MCMASTER AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER". Associated Press. Archived from the original on February 22, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
- Landler, Mark; Davis, Julie Hirschfeld; Baker, Peter (2018-03-22). "McMaster to Resign as National Security Adviser, and Will Be Replaced by John Bolton". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
- "John Bolton to replace H.R. McMaster as national security adviser". POLITICO. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
- Jaffe, Greg (2018-03-22). "Trump names former ambassador John Bolton as his new national security adviser". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "H.R. McMaster: The Warrior's-Eye View of Afghanistan", Wall Street Journal interview May 11, 2012
- Online Video of Frontline program The Insurgency, see part 4.
- Nov 2003 Crack in the Foundation: Defense Transformation and the Underlying Assumption of Dominant Knowledge in Future War, H.R. McMaster (PDF)
- Hoover Institution bio Archived 2009-01-31 at the Wayback Machine